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This Woman Read 500 Self-Help Books (So You Don't Have To) | Inc.com

These days, no one suffers from a shortage of reading material. From great online content to endless book recommendations and must-read lists, most of us struggle to fit in all the reading we want to do rather than locate cool stuff to check out.<p>One solution is to read more. (You can do it no …

Books

How Neuroscientists Explain the Mind-Clearing Magic of Running

<i>By Melissa Dahl</i><p>A good run can sometimes make you feel like a brand-new person. And, in a way, that feeling may be literally true. About three decades of research in neuroscience have identified a robust link between aerobic exercise and subsequent cognitive clarity, and to many in this field the …

You Can't Be a Great Leader Without This

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

New Research Shows Why Focus On Teams, Not Just Leaders, Is Key To Business Performance

Deloitte just launched a study of people challenges in business, Deloitte Human Capital Trends 2016, and the results were striking. Among the 7,000+ companies who responded (in over 130 countries), the #1 issue on leaders minds is “how to redesign our organizational structure” to meet the demands …

Human Resources

Five Definitive Rules For Vetting Your First Business Partner

Looking for a partner starts with being honest with yourself about where you see your venture heading.<p>Plenty of companies are born when one person with one set of skills has one idea. But entrepreneurship doesn’t often stay a solo affair forever. At some point, you may want to bring in a partner to …

What Exactly Is Consciousness, And Can We Replicate It?

Robot consciousness could be on the horizon.<p><i>This article was written by Matthew Davidson from Monash University, and was originally published by The</i> …

How to trick your brain into breaking bad habits

Why is it so hard to stick to goals to live better? We promise ourselves we're going to eat better, for example, but then at the end of the night we …

This Googler Explains How To Design Your Time Rather Than Manage It

Breaking all your tasks into quadrants can help you become more strategic about how you work.<p>For many of us, work can feel like a never-ending cycle of long meetings, overflowing inboxes, and urgent demands. No matter how fast we go or how hard we work, there’s far more to do every day than there …

A Stanford scientist shares a simple way to stick with good habits even when you're feeling lazy

I'm well aware that a bowl of Quaker oats is hardly the most nutritious or substantive fare. Honestly, it doesn't even taste that good.<p>But at the end of a long workday, the absolute last thing I want to do is start chopping up vegetables or steaming tofu or — worst of all — cleaning up after I've …

8 Affordable Online Marketing Tricks for Startup Businesses

According to research, 9 out of 10 startups are bound to fail. One of the reasons why startup businesses fail is the lack of funds to fuel their …

Zen and the art of getting things done

<b>(CNN) —</b> The new hot trend in Silicon Valley office culture is a Buddh-ish encouragement of workplace mindfulness. Guided meditation is the new free cafeteria meals.<p>But David Allen, the author of the international bestselling productivity bible, Getting Things Done, has been teaching people how to …

Meditation

The Ultimate Guide to Habits – Peak Performance Made Easy

You’re much more likely to be successful if you change a bad habit into a better behavior.<p><b>Here’s a common example:</b> A lot of us crave something sweet …

How to invest in yourself in a way that will pay real dividends

This post is about how to actually, practically invest in yourself in a way that is going to pay real dividends.<p>How to take the steps today that will enable you to be a better person, a better creative, a better developer, or a better business owner tomorrow. And how to do awesome things with your …

9 Habits You Need To Break To Be Successful

Are your habits preventing you from achieving success? Don’t let that happen.<p><b>1. Constantly checking your email.</b><p>Unless you’re expecting to hear from …

Doing This for an Hour Each Week Will Make Your Business More Successful

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

The 80/20 Rule And How It Can Change Your Life

What is the 80/20 Rule and could it actually make 80% of your work disappear?<p>If you’ve studied business or economics, you’re well familiar with the power of the Pareto Principle.<p><b>The Man Behind The Concept</b><p>Vilfredo Federico Damaso Pareto was born in Italy in 1848. He would go on to become an …

Time Management

A CEO shares 3 important business skills you won't learn in school

In recent years, most of us knew about Steve Jobs's exit from the Ivy League to pursue his dreams. But I am not about to rest on one side of the debate or the other.<p>The fact is that a formal education will bring you up-to-speed on the latest develops, and history, of your chosen field.<p>In addition, …

7 nighttime habits that guarantee a more productive morning

Since most of us work in the morning and afternoon, productivity is often seen as a day strategy. However, your nighttime habits and rituals can have a major impact on how productive you are the next day.<p>Try implementing these habits in your nightly life to guarantee yourself a productive morning:

5 Strategies That Worked For a Bootstrapped Startup Scaling Up

This is a Guest Post by Chandrika Pasricha, founder and CEO of FlexingIt<p>Yes, there’s big money sloshing around a few sectors in India today, notably …

How to Get up Early and Become a Morning Person: Take Back Tomorrow Before Going to Bed

If you’re anything like me, you’re the kind of person who hits the snooze button 15 times before finally rolling out of bed. The kind of person who, …

12 Habits Of The Most Productive People

You know those super-productive people who manage to get more done than the rest of us? These are their secrets.<p>Some people just get stuff done. By the time most are pouring their second cup of joe, these super-achievers have been to Crossfit, hit inbox zero, and nailed the rough draft of that …

How to Heal Your 7 Chakras and Increase Personal Development

<i>Sponsored Links</i><p>by Seth M <br>Expanded Consciousness<p>The seven Chakras of the body are energy hubs and they hold great influence over you and your …

A physics professor lays out a scientific explanation for why some people are successful and others aren't

This is an interesting question, which, as usual, means it's important, a bit vague, and difficult.<p>The answer surely depends heavily upon precisely what you mean by "intelligent" and "successful."<p>I'll take a somewhat different approach than some of the other replies and tell you about a study of …

Tell Yourself What Time You Want to Wake Up in the Morning and Ditch Your Alarm Clock

Ideally, you wouldn’t <i>need</i> your alarm clock to wake up. You’d get enough sleep and wake up at the same time every day. If that doesn’t work for you, …

Why Everything You Were Told About Leadership Is Wrong

For decades, the mainstream paradigm has been that leaders and managers think and behave so differently that, in most cases, there is a conflict of interest between them. On the one hand, we are told that leaders are visionary, creative, empathetic and disruptive. On the other hand, we are told …

Leadership

Samsung and Six Flags partner to launch virtual reality roller coasters at 9 U.S. amusement parks

Samsung is teaming up with one of the world’s largest amusement park operators to launch a series of virtual reality roller coasters.<p>Samsung has revealed a tie-up with Six Flags Entertainment Corporation (Six Flags) that makes it the amusement park’s official technology partner across the U.S. …

Virtual Reality

Startups Need Relationships Before They Ask for Money

Many founders fall into the same trap: they focus all their energy and resources on building a product and finding customers, and when they come up for air, they realize that they need to raise outside capital. So they scramble to craft a pitch, find potential investors, and ask for money — and …

8 Weird, Science-Backed Ways To Improve Your Focus And Productivity

So you’ve found yourself slacking off at work or school and are wondering what you can do to improve your focus or productivity. You’ve heard all of …